Accord signed for first broadband satellite hub -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Accord signed for first broadband satellite hub

KARACHI, February 02 2006: The leading satellite service provider in Pakistan, Comstar ISA Ltd, on Wednesday February 1 announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Infosat Communications of Canada to install and operate the first broadband satellite hub in Pakistan.

Infosat is a Bell Canada subsidiary and the largest broadband satellite operator in Canada. The initial investment from Infosat will be in excess of US $1 million and this will be gradually increased over time.

Sami Bajwa CEO & President of Comstar said that the new broadband satellite hub would provide low cost high-speed satellite connectivity throughout the country, with a capacity of 18Mbps with several unique features the hub will provide to the users.

Infosat is the largest service provider of I-Direct Broadband VSAT in North America. I-Direct is the fastest growing broadband satellite hub solution in the world with over 200 hubs were sold in the last three years. Infosat senior management visited Pakistan last year and held several meetings with top management of large corporations.
Source: Business Recorder
Date:2/3/2006